It is with great pleasure that we announce Dr. Manish Garg as our new Program Director for the New-York Presbyterian Emergency Medicine Residency Program as of September 1, 2019.
Dr. Garg is currently a Professor of Emergency Medicine and also the Senior Associate Residency Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency at Temple University. An esteemed teacher and educator, Dr. Garg has been recognized with many teaching awards and honors which include the faculty teacher of the year and also a faculty inductee into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Garg has held several important national education leadership roles in the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD) and has served as an Assistant Dean and Director of Global Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. In addition to his work in residency and medical student education, Dr. Garg has a national and international reputation as a leader in Global Health and currently serves as the President of the American College of Academic International Medicine. Dr. Garg will have faculty and clinical appointments at both Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and will report to both Chairs of Emergency Medicine at Weill Cornell and Columbia.
Dr. Garg graduated from Kalamazoo College in Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in Health Sciences and then completed his medical education at Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2001. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Detroit Receiving Hospital and joined the Emergency Medicine faculty at Temple University School of Medicine in 2004. He currently lives outside of Philadelphia with his wife and three children.
We want to thank our Vice Chairs of Education, Drs. Kaushal Shah and Dan Egan, for co-chairing the search committee as well as the entire search committee including the NYP GME office for their guidance and support. Most importantly, we want to thank our Emergency Medicine Residents who played an integral part in the selection of our next residency program director. Finally, many thanks to Dr. Wallace Carter who initially founded and has led our residency program for the last 18 years with tremendous commitment and dedication to our program, residents, and faculty. We are confident that Dr. Garg and our residency leadership team will continue to build and grow our successful residency program.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Garg on this well-deserved appointment, and we look forward to having him join our NYP-Weill Cornell and Columbia Emergency Medicine Family.